SailNet Community - View Single Post - Pearson thread
Thread: Pearson thread
View Single Post
Old 10-08-2009
eherlihy's Avatar
eherlihy eherlihy is offline
Learning the HARD way...
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Boston / Ft Myers Area
Posts: 3,702
Thanks: 130
Thanked 77 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 9
eherlihy will become famous soon enough
Originally Posted by eherlihy View Post
Can anyone tell me which Pearson models, if any, feature end grain balsa cored hulls? I read somewhere that the Pearson 53 did... I believe that other Pearson models had balsa core in areas where stiffness was important, but not throughout the hull.
Answering my own question - for posterity

The Pearson 34-2 (1989, and later) had a balsa-cored hull and deck. Balsa is present in the hull of this vessel both above and below the waterline.

Anyone else?

- Ed

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

USCG Licensed OUPV Captain, ASA 101/103/104/105 Certified Instructor - Also certified in Recreational Marine Electrical Systems
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook